Arrancy

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Arrancy
A road within Arrancy
A road within Arrancy
Location of Arrancy
Arrancy is located in France
Arrancy
Arrancy
Arrancy is located in Hauts-de-France
Arrancy
Arrancy
Coordinates: 49°29′34″N 3°45′19″E / 49.4928°N 3.7553°E / 49.4928; 3.7553Coordinates: 49°29′34″N 3°45′19″E / 49.4928°N 3.7553°E / 49.4928; 3.7553
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementLaon
CantonLaon-2
IntercommunalityPays de Laon
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Georges Harant
Area
1
5.57 km2 (2.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
54
 • Density9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02024 /02860
Elevation100–209 m (328–686 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Arrancy is a commune in the department of Aisne in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France.

Geography[edit]

Arrancy is located some 15 km south-east of Laon and 40 km north-west of Reims. It can be accessed by the D1044 road from Festieux in the north which passes down the eastern edge of the commune and continues south to Corbeny. The village is accessed by the D88 which runs west from the D1044 to the village then continues west to Ployart-et-Vaurseine. There are also some country roads which access the commune. The commune is mixed farmland and forest with no other hamlets or villages other than Arrancy.[2]

La Bièvre stream rises north-east of the village and flows south-west to the south of the village then west into the Ailette Lake.[2]

Neighbouring communes and villages[2][edit]

Administration[edit]

List of Successive Mayors of Arrancy[3]

From To Name Party Position
2001 Present Georges Harant UMP then LR

(Not all data is known)

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
200648—    
200747−2.1%
200845−4.3%
200948+6.7%
201050+4.2%
201153+6.0%
201254+1.9%
201354+0.0%
201454+0.0%
201553−1.9%
201653+0.0%
The Town Hall
Arrancy War Memorial

Culture and heritage[edit]

Civil heritage[edit]

The commune has two buildings and structures that are registered as historical monuments:

  • The Chateau of Arrancy (17th century)Logo monument historique - rouge sans texte.svg is registered as an historical monument.[4]
  • The old Chateau of Arranceau (15th century)Logo monument historique - rouge sans texte.svg is registered as an historical monument.[5]

Religious heritage[edit]

The Church of Saint-Rémi

The Church of Saint-Rémi contains many items that are registered as historical objects:

  • A Statue (16th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[6]
  • A Statue: Saint Barbe (16th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[7]
  • A Tombstone of Charles Duglas, his wife, and their children (1703)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[8]
  • A Tombstone of Louis de Proisy and Louise de Gris, his wife (1628)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[9]
  • A Tombstone of Philippe Duglas (1614)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[10]
  • A Tombstone of Jacques de Proisy, Baron of La Bove, and Claudine d'Espena, his wife (1561)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[11]

Notable people linked to the commune[edit]

  • Thomas-Antoine-Jean Maussion, French politician, Mayor of Arrancy, died there in 1839.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel René de La Tour du Pin, Marquis of La Charce, was born on 1 April 1834 in Arrancy.

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Google Maps
  3. ^ List of Mayors of France (in French)
  4. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée PA02000077 Chateau of Arrancy (in French)
  5. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée PA00115507 Chateau of Arranceau (in French)
  6. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02001416 Statue (in French)
  7. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02001415 Statue: Saint Barbe (in French)
  8. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02000041 Tombstone of Charles Duglas, his wife, and their children (in French)
  9. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02000040 Tombstone of Louis de Proisy and Louise de Gris, his wife (in French)
  10. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02000039 Tombstone of Philippe Duglas (in French)
  11. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02000038 Tombstone of Jacques de Proisy, Baron of La Bove, and Claudine d'Espena, his wife (in French)

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